Chitlang homestay hiking tour is one of the closest hiking routes from the capital city of Kathmandu, lies at the north-west of the central city, 22 km away from Chisapani Gadi towards the entry point to the capital. Homestay is the best way to experience the richness and diversity of Nepalese culture as it gives time to spend with locals. Chhtlang village is the best and exclusive destination those who like the village lifestyle. Tour offers you Tamang people’s culture and as well Newar people’s tradition lifestyles and of course beautiful panoramic view of the mountains from Chandragiri hill (2551m) including western mountain Annapurna Ranges and Ganesh Himal, Buddha Himal, Manaslu, Langtang Ranges are the best and clearly, we could see from the top of Chandragiri hill. Around hill lush greenery, and attractive beauty of nature is the key topographies.
The Chitlang hiking tour is ideal for Natural Lovers, researchers, religious, historical places, sightseeing, bird watching as the diversity of flora, and fauna is immense, Inscriptions found here dates back to Licchavi era. It has written that we could found around 160 species types of birds around this village. In the rana’s regime time this village was the only one walking a trail to reach India which lies in the south part of Nepal.
There is a huge Apple garden, organic vegetable farm, Goat cheese farm around the village. And the place is surrounded by the hill where there are lots of blue pine trees it gives you cool and fresh air too. and local’s main income source is agriculture these days peoples are slowly turning on into the tourism business as well. so, they have built such a concept for homestay tourism by showing their real daily lifestyle in their traditional way. these are really interesting things to see and feel for tourists. Few cottages have been constructed recently in between the garden, which provides the excited and comfortable stay to the tourists.
Around the village lots of signs, shows that people around there were educated and civilized society at the earliest time too. There are many houses, temples, and stupas you can observe when you visit the Chitlang homestay and hiking tour. These houses, temples, and stupas are made with amazing wood and stone carving, artistic rest houses, stone-paved taps, presented writing of eras long are the proof of those civilized societies. History is written on a book that motors are used to carried by people on their shoulder in Rana regime time up to Kathmandu via, this Chitlang village.
We met Bishnu in Kathmandu and we reached the Cithlang Village after a great trip by cable car and then we had an amazing nature walking. It was a pleasure to have an home stay and the day after we enjoyed boating at Marku Village Lake. We experienced also a nice local bus trip to Pharphing.